In common with most web sites, this site automatically logs certain information about every request made of it. The University’s website does not automatically capture or store personal data from visitors to the site, other than to log your IP address and session information. Session information includes the time and duration of your visit to the site, the files requested, and the browser used.
This information will only be accessed by authorised persons of the University of East London or its agents. The information will be kept by the University and used only for the purpose of
- managing the site system
- the identification of broken links
- bug tracking
- for statistical and audit purposes.
Relevant subsets of this data may be passed to computer security teams as part of investigations of computer misuse involving this site or other computing equipment in the University. Data may be passed to the administrators of other computer systems to enable investigation of problems accessing this site or of system misconfigurations. Data may incidentally be included in information passed to contractors and computer maintenance organisations working for the University, in which case it will be covered by appropriate non-disclosure agreements.
Personal data in forms
A number of fill-in forms are provided on this site. The pages containing these forms include information on how data submitted on them will be processed and used, and such information is held by the University in accordance with the provisions of the Data Protection Act 1998. The information collected will only be used for the stated purpose, and, by supplying such information you consent to the University storing the information for that purpose. See also our Data Protection Policy document.
The UEL website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. Google Analytics sets a cookie in order to evaluate your visit to our website and compile reports and to help us improve the site.
How to control and delete cookies
Please visit www.aboutcookies.org for a more comprehensive guide to deleting and controlling cookies.
The University of East London is committed to the security of our users’ personal information and we have security procedures in place to protect against loss, misuse or alteration of personal information under the University’s control.